Manhart RS 450 based on the VW Golf VII R

German tuner Manhart launched the RS 450 which is an upgraded version of the Volkswagen Golf VII R (facelift).Under the bonnet, the four-cylinder 2.0 TSI engine now produces 450 hp / 331 kW (+140 hp / 103 kW) and 500 Nm (+100 Nm) of torque bringing the Golf  R on par with the most powerful hot hatches on sale. To achieve those numbers, Manhart installed a larger turbocharger, re-mapped the ECU and used a ...

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BMW M140i tuned by Manhart

For those who want more power from their BMW M140i, which was the last RWD hot hatch on sale, German tuner Manhart offers the MH1 400 package.Thanks to recalibrated ECU software and a new downpipe, the 3.0-litre straight-six engine produces 320 kW / 435 hp of power and 644 Nm of torque. For comparison, the stock BMW M140i produced 250 kW/340 hp and 500 Nm of torque which was a record for the hot hatches on sale at the time, ...

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